The Carlsbad Christmas
Bureau Adopt-A-Family Project has provided food and gifts for needy Carlsbad
families since 1970. Over the years, thousands of families have been adopted by
the all-volunteer, nonprofit organization.
The goal of the Carlsbad
Christmas Bureau Adopt-A-Family Project is for businesses, organizations and
individuals to adopt needy families within Carlsbad and provide gifts and food
to help them celebrate the holidays.
individuals can help a Carlsbad family this Christmas by:
food items and gifts for their adopted family and delivering them to the
Christmas Bureau, which will then deliver the goods to the needy family.
Making a cash donation of
approximately $25 per family member. The Christmas Bureau will see that the
adopted family receives a gift basket.
Making a monetary
donation of any amount. Donations can be sent to: Carlsbad Christmas
Bureau-Adopt-A-Family Project, P.O. Box 1669, Carlsbad, CA 92018.
Collecting food or gift
items, which the Christmas Bureau will use to provide for families that are not
Drop off locations
Through donations and food
drives by local schools, businesses and organizations, including many City of
Carlsbad Departments, the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce and the Carlsbad
Convention and Visitors Bureau, more than 400 needy families received
up to adopt a family!